News: Shire PLC (SHP.L)

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Tue, Jul 22 2014

Actelion CEO seeks to diffuse takeover talk

ZURICH - Actelion Chief Executive Jean-Paul Clozel said he was determined to keep the Swiss biotech company independent, batting away speculation it could become the next takeover target for U.S. firms seeking lower taxes by relocating abroad.

U.S. drugmaker AbbVie finally wins Dublin's Shire with $55 billion deal

LONDON - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc bought Dublin-based Shire Plc on Friday in a 32 billion pound ($54.7 billion) deal that will allow it to slash its tax bill by relocating to Britain. | Video

AbbVie’s Shire merger backed with 13.5 billion pound bridge loan

LONDON - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie’s 32 billion pounds acquisition of Dublin-based Shire Plc is backed with a 13.5 billion pounds ($23.03 billion) bridge loan, according to the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the US.

RLPC-AbbVie's Shire merger backed with 13.5 bln stg bridge loan

LONDON, July 18 - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie's 32 billion pounds acquisition of Dublin-based Shire Plc is backed with a 13.5 billion pounds ($23.03 billion) bridge loan, according to the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the US.

Shire rally props up UK's FTSE

LONDON, July 18 - A rise in drug maker Shire propped up Britain's stock market on Friday, cushioning it to an extent from concerns about the conflict in Ukraine, where a passenger plane was shot down over the rebel-controlled east.

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Housebuilders fall as Ukraine worries hit UK's FTSE

LONDON, July 18 - British stocks fell on Friday as investors sought safety after a passenger plane was shot down in Ukraine, reviving fears about the conflict there, while shares in housebuilders underperformed following a broker downgrade.

BRIEF-Shire Q2 total revenue up 20 pct

* Shire delivers record quarterly revenues and non-GAAP diluted earnings per ads up 42 pct

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

(Adds items on Fujitsu, Shire, Fiat Chrysler, Advanstar, Bingham McCutchen, Sycamore Partners, ZF Friedrichshafen and Asciano)

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

(Adds Abbvie, Allergan, TRW Auto, Telefonica, Bingham McCutchen, Fred's, GTECH, Slovak Telekom, Cliffs Natural, Rosneft, Woolworths, Koncar, Dong Energy ; updates Fiat Chrysler)

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